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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
divulge - reveal