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prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
composure - mental calmness
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
compensatory - making up for; repaying
buffoon - stupid person; clown
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish