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::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: skinflint - miser; stingy person
::: ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
::: denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)