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spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
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.
blunder - error; stupid mistake