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litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search