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minuteness

Noun. 1. minuteness - the property of being very small in size; "hence the minuteness of detail in the painting" diminutiveness, petiteness, tininess, weeness. littleness, smallness - the property of having a relatively small size.

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reverence

deep respect for someone or something.

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earnestly

with sincere and intense conviction; seriously.

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esteem

respect and admiration, typically for a person.

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Sansculottism

1 : an extreme radical republican in France at the time of the French Revolution. 2 : a radical or violent extremist in politics.

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sustain

strengthen or support physically or mentally.

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affront

an action or remark that causes outrage or offense.

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prodigious

remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree.

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expenditure

the action of spending funds.

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conservative

holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion.

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somber

dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy.

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compound

a thing that is composed of two or more separate elements; a mixture.

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partition

(especially with reference to a country with separate areas of government) the action or state of dividing or being divided into parts.

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correspondence

a close similarity, connection, or equivalence.

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distinction

a difference or contrast between similar things or people.

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profound

(of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.

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discernment

the ability to judge well.

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semblance

the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

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unison

simultaneous performance of action or utterance of speech.

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convictions

a formal declaration that someone is guilty of a criminal offense, made by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.