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litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
conflagration - great fire
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick