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emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint