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scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)