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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
compute - reckon; calculate
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
aversion - firm dislike
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character