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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
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
advent - arrival
prong - pointed projecting part
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation