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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
aegis - shield; protection; defense
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal