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commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
predecessor - former occupant of a post
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
tranquillity - calmness; peace