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::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive