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stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
genesis - beginning; origin
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game