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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.
::: conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
::: faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
::: nefarious - very wicked
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word