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::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: odoriferous - giving off an odor
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
::: unique - without an equal; single in kind
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: 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.