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::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
::: parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical