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compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
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.
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
subaltern - subordinate
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
humility - humbleness of spirit
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous