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ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
collation - a light meal; collating
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol