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slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly