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inception - start; beginning
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme