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adage

an old saying that has come to be accepted as true; a proverb

camaraderie

good will and warm feeling among friends

contend

to struggle with

contend

to maintain or assert

contend

a point made in an argument

extraneous

not necessary; irrelevant

hubbub

noisy confusion

meander

to follow a winding course

meander

to wander aimlessly

odoriferous

having or giving off a smell

paraphernalia

personal belongings

paraphernalia

equipment associated with a particular activity

punctilious

careful or attentive to details, especially relating to good manners

recuperate

to regain health and strength

regale

to entertain or delight

sedentary

doing or requiring a lot of sitting

Spartan

marked by simplicity or lack of luxury

temporal

relating to the everyday world as opposed to that which is spiritual or eternal

wry

turned or bent to one side in distaste or humor

wry

amusing in a quiet but sharp way

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