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moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
demeanor - behavior; bearing
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G