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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
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette