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::: miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena