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meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional