Law. younger; inferior in rank; junior, as in appointment.
an associate judge as distinguished from a chief justice.
(esp of a subordinate judge) of lower rank
noun 1. (Scot) poverty
adjective, Scot. 1. poor. 2. pure. adjective 1. a Scot word for poor
[puh-pil-uh] /pəˈpɪl ə/ noun, plural papillae [puh-pil-ee] /pəˈpɪl i/ (Show IPA) 1. any small, nipplelike process or projection. 2. one of certain small protuberances concerned with the senses of touch, taste, and smell: the papillae of the tongue. 3. a small vascular process at the root of a hair. 4. a papule or pimple. /pəˈpɪlə/ […]
[es-kuh-leyt] /ˈɛs kəˌleɪt/ verb (used with or without object), escalated, escalating. 1. to increase in intensity, magnitude, etc.: to escalate a war; a time when prices escalate. 2. to raise, lower, rise, or descend on or as if on an . /ˈɛskəˌleɪt/ verb 1. to increase or be increased in extent, intensity, or magnitude: to […]