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::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
::: equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked