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abrogate
to annul, abolish by authoritative act; to put an end to, do away with
ab + rogare
sycophant
A person who seeks favor by flattering people of wealth or influence; a parasite; a toady.
vivify
To endue with life; to make alive; to animate.
To make more lively or intense.
vivere + facere
terminus
The finishing point; the end.
A boundary; a border; a limit.
A post or stone marking a boundary.
stripling
A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.
stirps, stirpis: offshoot, young twig
dissimulate
To conceal under a false appearance.

To hide one’s feelings or intentions; to put on a false appearance; to feign; to pretend.
fustian
A kind of coarse twilled cotton or cotton and linen stuff, including corduroy, velveteen, etc.
An inflated style of writing or speech; pompous or pretentious language.

adjective:
Pompous; ridiculously inflated; bombastic
derogate
To deviate from what is expected.
to take away; to detract; -- usually with ‘from’.

To disparage or belittle; to denigrate.
neoteric
Recent in origin; modern; new.
derives from Greek neoterikos, from neoteros, “younger,” comparative of neos, “young, new.”