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abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
transpose - reverse the order or position of
garner - gather; store up; amass
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
predecessor - former occupant of a post
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness