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::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal