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grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
veracious - (of a person) truthful
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty