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sparten
severe, rigorous, disciplined
gadfly
person who continually annoys others
homage
action showing respect and honor
spurn
scornfully refuse or reject; disdain, rebuff, contemn, repulse
pedigree
ancestry of record of ancestry, line of descent
pittance
small amount of portion, especially of money; triffle, modicum
preposterous
ridiculous, obviosly abusrd, contrary to reason; ludicrous
macabre
gruesome, horrible, causing fear, suggesting the horror of death
farce
ridiculous, light comedy, slapstick comedy, absurd thing, mockery
bombast
speech or writing that sounds grand or important but has little meaning
prerogative
exclusive or special right or privilege
derogatory
tending to make a person or thing seem lower or of less value, belittiling, negative, discrediting
interrogate
question formally, closely, systematically
arrogant
showing an excessive and unpleasant superiority
abrogate
abolish, repeal, cancel, legally do away with