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sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)