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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
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
altercation - noisy quarrel
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners