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convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
monarchy - government under a single ruler
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
forebears - (forbears) ancestors