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deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
filing - particle removed by a file
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)