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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
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
mimicry - imitation
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
pecuniary - pertaining to money
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers