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::: sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: deface - mar; disfigure