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::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)