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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
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
query - inquiry; question; V.
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety