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::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: 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
::: crave - desire; want intensely
::: extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: brackish - somewhat saline
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas