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mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
simulate - feign; imitate
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
hovel - shack; small wretched house
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement