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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
propensity - natural inclination
deluge - flood; rush; V.
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg