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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
knack - special talent; art
predilection - preference; partiality
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
increment - increase
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
underscore - underline; emphasize
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous