[ suhb-ter-fyooj ]
an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something, etc.
[ def-er-uhns ]
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another
[ am-i-tee ]
friendship; peaceful harmony
[ uhb-see-kwee-uhs ]
characterized by or showing servile obedience and excessive eagerness to please; deferential; fawning:
[ yohk ]
a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, especially oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow-shaped pieces, each enclosing the head of an animal; compare harness
[ sur-lee ]
bad-tempered and unfriendly
[ uh-beyt ]
to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.
[ kal-uhm-nee ]
a false and malicious statement designed to injure the reputation of someone or something
[ snik-er-snee ]
a knife, especially one used as a weapon.
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