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petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
apparition - ghost; phantom
mischance - ill luck
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
bacchanalian - drunken
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)