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subaltern - subordinate
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
brochure - pamphlet
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
tenacity - firmness; persistence
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke