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mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
repository - storehouse
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
demented - insane
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
scrappy - quarrelsome
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty