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understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
import - significance; importance; meaning
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
engross - occupy fully; absorb
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active