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::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
::: inverse - opposite
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: imprecation - curse; swearword
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession