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circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
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
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
innocuous - harmless
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology