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nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
culprit - one guilty of a crime
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
beeline - direct quick route