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::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
::: fallible - liable to err
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: benediction - blessing
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die