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misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
imminent - impending; near at hand
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
detonation - explosion