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niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)