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concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
indubitable - unable to be doubted; which cannot be doubted; unquestionable
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.