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::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: abjure - renounce upon oath
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: 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
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention