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irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage