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amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
adamant - hard; inflexible
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
recline - lie down
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field