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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.
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
trifling - trivial; unimportant
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
deplete - reduce; exhaust