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contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
subsequent - following in time or order; later
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
contaminate - pollute
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant