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::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
::: extol - praise very highly; glorify
::: merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing