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pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
belligerent - quarrelsome
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
altercation - noisy quarrel
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
repast - meal; feast; banquet
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent