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subaltern - subordinate
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
incarcerate - imprison
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep