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frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
disinclination - unwillingness
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid