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litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)