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tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
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
alcove - nook; recess
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
disinclination - unwillingness
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet