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stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
chronic - long established as a disease
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
apposite - appropriate; fitting
residue - remainder; balance
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive