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contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
buffoonery - clowning
comprehend - include; understand
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real