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::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
::: palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder