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::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous