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  • 1raillery — n. Banter, irony, slight ridicule, good humored satire, pleasantry, joke, satirical merriment, jesting language …

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  • 2cockney — I. n. [Term of slight ridicule.] Londoner, native or resident of London. II. a. Of Cockneys, Cockney like …

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  • 3Famille Bennet — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bennet. Famille Bennet Organisme de fiction apparaissant dans Orgueil …

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  • 4contempt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Feeling of disdain Nouns 1. contempt, contemptuousness, disdain, scorn, despisal, contumely; detraction, disapprobation; derision, disrespect; defiance; arrogance (see insolence); ridicule, mockery; hoot …

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  • 5Disrespect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disrespect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disrespect disrespect disesteem disestimation Sgm: N 1 disparagement disparagement &c.(dispraise) 932 =>(detraction) ???>934 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 irreverence irreverence …

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  • 6insult — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. slap, abuse, affront, offend. See discourtesy. n. out rage; slap, affront. See disrespect. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. indignity, offense, affront, abuse, contumely, ill treatment, scurrility,… …

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  • 7language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …

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  • 8depreciate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. disparage, derogate, discredit, belittle, cheapen, slump, fall, rundown (inf.), knock (sl.). See detraction, cheapness, decrease. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To decline in value or quantity] Syn. devalue,… …

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  • 9disrespect — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of respect Nouns 1. disrespect, disesteem, disregard, disestimation, disfavor, disrepute, disparagement (see disapprobation); detraction; irreverence; slight, superciliousness, contempt; contumely,… …

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  • 10Orgueil et Préjugés — Orgueil et préjugés[N 1] …

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  • 11performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 12light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

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  • 13forgery — /fawr jeuh ree, fohr /, n., pl. forgeries. 1. the crime of falsely making or altering a writing by which the legal rights or obligations of another person are apparently affected; simulated signing of another person s name to any such writing… …

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  • 14arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 15Underestimation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Underestimation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 underestimation underestimation Sgm: N 1 depreciation depreciation &c.(detraction) 934 Sgm: N 1 pessimism pessimism pessimist Sgm: N 1 undervaluing undervaluing &c. >V …

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  • 16affront — n 1. insult, slight, slur, dig, barb, Sl. put down; abuse, contumely, contempt, disdain, scorn; derision, ridicule, mockery; vilification, impugnment, traducement, aspersion, calumniation, calumny, obloquy; maligning, defamation, denigration,… …

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  • 17insult — v 1. affront, slight, Sl. put down, Sl. cut up, give offense to, disoblige; call names, Sl. rank out, fling dirt at, slap in the face, point at; denounce, decry, disparage, discredit, vilipend, depreciate, minimize; disdain, contemn, scout,… …

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  • 18snub — v 1. slight, turn one s back upon, U.S. Sl. brush off, turn up one s nose at, Sl. ritz, Inf. high hat; cut, give the cold shoulder to, Inf. cold shoulder, Inf. put the freeze on, look coldly upon; keep at arm s length, avoid, shun, stand or hold… …

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  • 19scorn — [n] contempt toward something contemptuousness, contumely, derision, despisal, despisement, despite, disdain, disparagement, disregard, jeering, mockery, ridicule, sarcasm, scoffing, scornfulness, slight, sneer, sport, taunting, teasing; concepts …

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  • 20United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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