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potentate - monarch; sovereign
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
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
clavicle - collarbone
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic