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understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about