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antecede - precede
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again