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::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: simplistic - oversimplified
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: duration - length of time something lasts