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congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D