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::: derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork