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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.
robust - strong; vigorous
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking