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chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
truism - self-evident truth
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation