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scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection