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contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair