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bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy