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expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
tenacity - firmness; persistence
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations