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::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: clime - climate