seek, attack, go for
A petulant person behaves in an unreasonable and childish way, especially because they cannot get their own way or what they want.
If someone is competent in a job, they are able and skilled enough to do it well.
When you perpetuate something, you keep it going or continue it indefinitely.
A competition is a contest, match, or game between people, each side of which tries its hardest to win.
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