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remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic