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repeal - revoke; annul
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
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.
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private