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euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber