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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain