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prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
desiccate - dry up
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
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.