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::: disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
::: condiments - seasonings; spices
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: 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
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic