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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.
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
visage - face; appearance