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lieutenant

noun

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a person who helps a more skilled person
  • the drug lord has a pair of brutal lieutenants who do most of his dirty work for him

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The first known use of lieutenant was in the 14th century

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“Lieutenant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lieutenant. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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