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niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism