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entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
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.
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
rabble - mob; noisy crowd