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whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
monarchy - government under a single ruler
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted