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dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
girth - distance around something; circumference
nugatory - worthless; futile
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.