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::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy