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sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
nugatory - worthless; futile
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
hazardous - dangerous