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soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
weary - tired after long work; V.
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy