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mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
asteroid - small planet
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
malediction - curse
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
ambrosia - food of the gods
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
abate - subside or moderate
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient