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::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
::: drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary