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allay - calm; pacify
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
canto - division of a long poem
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
imprecation - curse; swearword
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate