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traduce - expose to slander
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
acetic - vinegary
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
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.
depict - portray
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current