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depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement