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peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
predecessor - former occupant of a post
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
patrimony - property inherited from a father