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::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: boorish - rude; insensitive
::: seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
::: orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry