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::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
::: unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal