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nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
seasoned - experienced
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
interminable - endless