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expressive of low opinion

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A girl who became pregnant before circumcision was derogatorily referred to as entaapai.
The student, who used to weigh 80kg, was derogatorily referred to as 'fatso', was excluded from groups and even attacked physically, he told Khaleej Times.
Contemporary historian Khafi Khan notes that Bahadur Shah was derogatorily known as 'Shah-i-Bekhabar' - the ignorant king - for being negligent in managing the affairs of the empire.
Synopsis: In July 1969, while the world was expectant about the upcoming first manned landing on the moon, two little-known Central American States crossed sabers in what was derogatorily coined by the media as 'The Soccer War'.
Some hidden Jews, referred to derogatorily as marratios, espoused Catholic beliefs publicly while living privately Jewish lives on the pain of torture, or worse, if discovered by the Inquisition.
Such a societal and cultural common sense is expressed in the way college graduates from local and international universities are called, the former derogatorily as Tu Bie (ground turtle with a very limited horizon) whereas the latter favorably as Hai Gui (returning overseas turtle who has seen and learned a lot).
But men better realise that even if a prime minister talks derogatorily [against women], it will not be accepted.
"My intention was never to use these terms as derogatorily. Terms such as these are used for cursed players.
Pork barrel politics is derogatorily known as turnkey projects.
Representatives of the people are disqualified and derogatorily sent home, Nawaz complained adding that no court has been established in Pakistan that could hold dictators accountable.
The Terrain Hotel savagery of July 2016 where American aid workers were gang-raped, the barbaric attack on the US diplomatic vehicle (CD) carrying American diplomats by none other than Kiir's own bodyguard and the recent murder of Christopher Allen, the American journalist they derogatorily profiled as a white rebel are just a few examples of those humiliating provocations in this treacherous bilateral relation between Juba and Washington D.C.
from politicians, or what is derogatorily referred to as
These men were perhaps conscious that they could be derogatorily called 'Madrasis' if they did not speak India's most-spoken language.
Did anyone see Joyce that morning, or someone pushing a wheelbarrow covered by a sack?" When the Metropolitan Police refused to release documents to Mr Phillips, it told him: "A named subject who was a suspect is described derogatorily and should not be associated with these matters.
After a few years away she decides to return, only to be relegated to a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) squadron--or, as she derogatorily calls it, the "Chair Force"--in a trailer several miles outside of Las Vegas.