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::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
::: 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.
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
::: credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso