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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.
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience