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interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
import - significance; importance; meaning
simulate - feign; imitate
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
inkling - hint; slight indication
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera