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to regard or treat with contempt; to look down on
disdain
to look or stare angrily or sullenly
glower
describing words or phrases that belittle or speak negatively of someone
pejorative
the act of passing off as one's own the ideas or writings of another
plagiarism
unoriginal; overused; stale
trite
devoid of matter; empty
vacuous
to make vicious statements about
vilify
to speak of in a slighting way or negatively; to belittle
disparage
a deviation from the way things normally happen or are done
aberration
doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
dubious
describing a showy or pretentious display
ostentatious
a state of uncertainty or perplexity
quandary
thwarted; stumped; blocked
stymied
cunning
wily
hoving to do with the appreciation of beauty
aesthetic
proper; marked by good taste
decorous
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
embellish
simple and carefree
idyllic
an assortment or a mixture, especially of musical pieces
medley
a big painting applied directly to a wall
mural
exhibiting a display or great wealth
opulent
elaborately ornamented
ornate
not spoiled; pure
pristine
calm
serene
easily understood
lucid