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anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion