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::: frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
::: pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: vex - annoy; distress
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
::: exult - rejoice