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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.
caricature - distortion; burlesque
blunder - error; stupid mistake
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible