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exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy