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mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
affiliation - joining; associating with
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
carefree - free from worries; having no problems