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monarchy - government under a single ruler
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part