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predecessor - former occupant of a post
misgivings - doubts
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
abash - embarrass
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question