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climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
concise - brief and compact
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool