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minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
emanate - issue forth; come out
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous