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::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
::: concentric - having a common center
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly