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jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
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.
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation