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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
evenhanded - impartial; fair
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic