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niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
incinerate - burn to ashes
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
mauve - pale purple
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;