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uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
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.
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets