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smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President