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hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
deranged - insane
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware