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adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
abode - dwelling place; home
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence