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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
accede - agree
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle