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hut - crude dwelling; shack
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
duration - length of time something lasts
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.