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In either case, "jazz" has a pejorative context, as do many terms from the legacy of colonialism and oppression.
The word is usually used alongside a load of other pejorative language about 'WAGs'.
He argues that, in general, non-partisan policy research organizations--such as California's Legislative Analysts Office and the Legislative Services Bureau of Massachusetts-have not been politicized in the pejorative sense but have become products of the legislative demands for neutrality such that they can not offer new perspectives or challenges to preexisting ideas or power relationships.
Was there a word in ancient Greek that was not gender specific, but was not as pejorative as the English 'it' or 'its'?
Commissioner said he never called Assistant Chief Greg Manuel, ``boy,'' a pejorative term against blacks.
His outdated pejorative terminology does not help either.
He drew the jury's attention to a headline in yesterday's paper which read "Brute had sex with his dead girlfriend" and said that the word "brute" was pejorative.
Her redesignating of "bad quartos" as "suspect texts" challenges the pejorative and polarized thinking which has shaped the classification of English Renaissance dramatic texts.
But only in [Washington] is it pejorative that you actually believe in something.
For the Italian poet and filmmaker, contaminazione not only lacked the word's usual pejorative connotation, the idea was central to his art.
The name was pejorative when used by President Theodore Roosevelt in his speech of April 14, 1906; he borrowed a passage from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress , which referred to the man with the muckrake who "could look no way but downwards.
I was tired of those actors who say `None of your business' or `I'm not into labels'--the more you do that, the more it perpetuates the pejorative connotation," says Mitchell, eating sushi, his face faintly sparkling with leftover glitter makeup.