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subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
compensatory - making up for; repaying
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms