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precursor - forerunner; predecessor
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound