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predecessor - former occupant of a post
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
finite - limited
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument