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Word: litotes

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


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::: polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
::: eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
::: forgo - (forego) give up; do without
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses