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miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
linguistic - pertaining to language