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blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
monochromatic - having only one color
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight