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captious - faultfinding; too critical
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
scanty - meager; insufficient
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
interminable - endless
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing