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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
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: obsequy - funeral ceremony
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: superimpose - place over something else
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit