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sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age