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adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
overthrow - topple; N.
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
allay - calm; pacify