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sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
monarchy - government under a single ruler
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert