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predecessor - former occupant of a post
clique - small exclusive group of people
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence