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indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
complementary - serving to complete something
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol