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::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
::: malefactor - evildoer; criminal
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: regatta - boat or yacht race
::: philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting