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derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
disgruntle - make discontented
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor