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subaltern - subordinate
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
hereafter - life after death
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny