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::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: adamant - hard; inflexible
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions