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::: supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: ovation - enthusiastic applause