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subordinate
used in Great Expectations

6 uses
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Definition
less important or subservient; or to rank as such
  • I'm only a subordinate.
    Chapter 32 (44% in)
  • Don't go on in that way with a subordinate.
    Chapter 32 (44% in)
  • If you are unable to make up your quantum, my boy, you had better address yourself to a principal; there are plenty of principals in the profession, you know, and what is not worth the while of one, may be worth the while of another; that's my recommendation to you, speaking as a subordinate.
    Chapter 32 (47% in)
  • "They don't mind what they ask of me, the subordinate; but you'll never catch 'em asking any questions of my principal."
    Chapter 32 (75% in)
  • Asks another question of the subordinate before his first is dry!
    Chapter 32 (77% in)
  • Then, between his height and them, he slips in his subordinate,—don't you see?
    Chapter 32 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "subordinate" in Great Expectations.

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