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contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch