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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.