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::: truism - self-evident truth
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: scanty - meager; insufficient
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: 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.
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal