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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
mollify - soothe an angry person
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation