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fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story