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::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: trickster - person who cheats people
::: knoll - little round hill; hillock
::: comprise - include; consist of
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air