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peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
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.
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice