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introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
unfeigned - genuine; real
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
skinflint - miser; stingy person
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer