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::: vie - contend; compete
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
::: unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.