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pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
robust - strong; vigorous
exult - rejoice
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint