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academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
fissure - crevice; crack
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
circuitous - roundabout
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.