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::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
::: reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of