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Word: litotes

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


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::: knack - special talent; art
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
::: commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
::: castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude