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diminutive

-adjective
-very small

2

trivial; minutiae

-adjective/noun
-trifling
-unimportant
-insignificant
-minor everday details

3

exhort

-verb
-to encourage
-to urge
-to IMPLORE
-to give a pep talk

4

antipathy; animosity; rancor

-noun
-a strong dislike
-an ill will
-the state of DETESTING somone
-ENIMITY

5

digress

-verb
-to depart from a subject
-to wander
-to ramble

6

tenacious

-adjective
-chracterized by holding fast
-showing great determination in holding on to something that is valued

7

indulgent

-adjective
-characterized by excessive generosity
-overly tolerant

8

divisive; polarize

-adjective/verb
-tending to cause disagreement or hostility between ppl
-to create disunity or dissension
-to break up into opposing factions or groups

9

nebulous

-adjective
-vague
-cloudy
-misty
-lacking a fully developed form

10

analogy; analogous

-noun/adjective
-a comparison between 2 things
-a similarity or likeness