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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense