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degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
dissonance - discord
monograph - scholarly article
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
clientele - body of customers
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo