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::: niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: dappled - spotted
::: fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge