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nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet