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predecessor - former occupant of a post
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
tribunal - court of justice
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
indigent - poor; destitute