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contusion - bruise
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily