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remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
libidinous - lustful
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic