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::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
::: compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical