Words

diplomacy

"The art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective way." - Google/Oxford Languages. "Tact and subtle skill in dealing with people so as to avoid or settle hostility." - Wiktionary

condolence

an expression of sympathy, especially on the occasion of a death --request

"add insult to injury"

act in a way that makes a bad or displeasing situation worse --request

presentism, explained by Bill Maher (video)

Presentism is an anachronistic application of present-day perspectives or judgements when describing the past --wikipedia

grandiloquence

speech that is lofty in tone, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic --dictionary.com

gentleman

a man whose conduct conforms to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior --merriam-webster.com

eros, philia, agape

Ancient Greek philosophy differentiates main conceptual forms and distinct words for the Modern English word love --wikipedia

blunder

"a stupid or careless mistake" -- Google dictionary

benefit of the doubt

a favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence. —request

humble pie

a figurative serving of humiliation usually in the form of a forced submission, apology, or retraction —often used in the phrase eat humble pie —merriam-webster.com

splurge

To splurge is to indulge yourself. You can also go on a splurge if you spend a lot or act extravagantly in another way. --vocabulary.com

overreach

"to defeat (oneself) by overdoing matters, often by excessive eagerness or cunning" --dictionary.com

technique

a way of doing an activity that needs skill --dictionary.cambridge.org

war

intense armed conflict between states, governments, societies, or paramilitary groups such as mercenaries, insurgents, and militias. --wikipedia

strain

"To exert, use, or tax to the utmost" --thefreedictionary.com