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::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
::: obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather