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sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
mirth - merriment; laughter
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence