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::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: languish - lose animation or strength
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech