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abominate - loathe; hate
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
superimpose - place over something else