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trifling - trivial; unimportant
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement