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finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
cleft - N: split
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet