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::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
::: drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation