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adj. severe, rigorous, disciplined
Spartan
n. a person who continually annoys others
Gadfly
n. action showing respect and honor
Homage
v. scornfully refure or reject
Spurn
n. ancestry or recrd of ancestry, line of descent
Pedigree
n. a small amount or portion, especially of money
Pittance
adj. ridiculous, obviously absurd, contrary to reason
Preposterous
adj. gruesome, horrible, causing fear, suggesting the horror of death
Macabre
n. ridiculous, light comedy; slapstick comedy; absurd thing; mockery
Farce
n. speech or writing that sounds grand or important but has little meaning
Bombast
n. exclusive or special right or privilege
Prerogative
adj. tending to make a person or thing seem lower or of less value; belittling; negative; discrediting
Derogatory
v. question formally, closely, systematically
Interrogate
adj. showing an excessive and unpleasant sense of superiority; overbearingly proud; haughty
Arrogant
v. abolish, repeal, cancel, legally do away with
Abrogate