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moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard