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trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
clientele - body of customers
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous