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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
squander - waste; spend foolishly
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
chronic - long established as a disease
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.