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convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
gist - essence; main point; substance
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
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