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contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
bacchanalian - drunken
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity