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tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
potentate - monarch; sovereign
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
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.
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism