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tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse