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monarchy - government under a single ruler
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry