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preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
annuity - yearly allowance
onerous - burdensome
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather