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generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
fiend - evil spirit; devil
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
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble