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::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)