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::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
::: smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
::: penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
::: inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
::: disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.