RELEGATE is similar in pronunciation to RAIL and GATE. Just like a train goes out of track and breaks the gate, it is taken off duty. Similarly relegate means to take away a higher post and assign a lower one.

1. He relegated his assistant to the clerk’s job.
2. He has been relegated to a post at the fringes of the diplomatic service.

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