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::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: cessation - stoppage
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence