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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
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
deleterious - harmful
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues