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derogatory
used in Catch-22

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Definition
expressing disrespect or criticism
  • There was not an organ of his body that had not been drugged and derogated, dusted and dredged, fingered and photographed, removed, plundered and replaced.
    Chapter 1 — The Texan (94% in)
  • There were six people and a Scotch terrier inhabiting the remote farmhouse Major Major called home, and five of them and the Scotch terrier turned out to be agents for the F.B.I. Soon they had enough derogatory information on Major Major to do whatever they wanted to with him.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (20% in)

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