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::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious