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subaltern - subordinate
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous