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rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
wrath - anger; fury
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
clavicle - collarbone