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insurgent - rebellious; N.
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
acetic - vinegary
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking