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contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
condiments - seasonings; spices