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derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
advent - arrival
entreat - plead; ask earnestly