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supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society