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litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
cleft - N: split
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.