[ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/
of or relating to a pedagogue or .
1781, from Latin paedagogicus, from Greek paidagogikos “suitable for a teacher,” from paidagogos “teacher” (see pedagogue).
[pi-jawr-uh-tiv, -jor-, pej-uh-rey-, pee-juh-] /pɪˈdʒɔr ə tɪv, -ˈdʒɒr-, ˈpɛdʒ əˌreɪ-, ˈpi dʒə-/ adjective 1. having a disparaging, derogatory, or belittling effect or force: the pejorative affix -ling in princeling. noun 2. a pejorative form or word, as poetaster. /pɪˈdʒɒrətɪv; ˈpiːdʒər-/ adjective 1. (of words, expressions, etc) having an unpleasant or disparaging connotation noun 2. a […]
[puh-laj-ik] /pəˈlædʒ ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open seas or oceans. 2. living or growing at or near the surface of the ocean, far from land, as certain organisms. /pɛˈlædʒɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open sea: pelagic whaling 2. (of marine life) living or occurring in the upper waters […]
[peen-l] /ˈpin l/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving punishment, as for crimes or offenses. 2. prescribing punishment: penal laws. 3. constituting punishment: He survived the years of penal hardship. 4. used as a place of confinement and punishment: a penal colony. 5. subject to or incurring punishment: a penal offense. 6. payable or […]
nonpenetrance non·pen·e·trance (nŏn-pěn’ĭ-trəns) n.