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sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
transpose - reverse the order or position of
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic