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subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
credo - creed
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum