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squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
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.
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
alimentary - supplying nourishment
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society