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skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
atypical - not normal; not typical
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
retinue - following; attendants
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant