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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.
conclave - private secret meeting
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
incorrigible - uncorrectable
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction