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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
partition - divide into parts
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance