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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement