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vicar - parish priest; representative
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
aspirant - seeker after position or status
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent