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::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: decapitate - behead
::: knack - special talent; art
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean