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sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote