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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.
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
cadet - student at a military school
defalcate - embezzle
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote