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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
recurrent - occurring again and again
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
enervate - weaken; take away energy from