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liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
trifling - trivial; unimportant
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
scorch - sear; N.
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth