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predecessor - former occupant of a post
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
rampart - defensive mound of earth
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
depredation - plundering; destruction