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droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
recurrent - occurring again and again
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
mollify - soothe an angry person
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
encircle - surround
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry