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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
seasoned - experienced
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed