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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.
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
fiend - evil spirit; devil
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life