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halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
edify - instruct; correct morally
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state