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gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
annuity - yearly allowance
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
predecessor - former occupant of a post
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation