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crone - hag; ugly old woman
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength