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::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply