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::: incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)