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    various underlings

    Finally, the other Council members and various underlings trickled out of the room until it was finally just the three of us.



    various underlings?

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    Re: various underlings

    People like secretaries, clerks, recorders etc.

    Rover

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    Re: various underlings

    Quote Originally Posted by Tinkerbell View Post
    Finally, the other Council members and various underlings trickled out of the room until it was finally just the three of us.



    various underlings?
    A very condescending term used to refer to subordinates.

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