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Word: litotes

Definition: understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''


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::: optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: evince - show clearly