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subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
guileless - without deceit
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
overthrow - topple; N.
abolish - cancel; put an end to
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original