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cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
gist - essence; main point; substance
nutritious - providing nourishment
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din