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rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate