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elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence