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finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
coax - persuade by flattery
aptitude - fitness; talent
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable