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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
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
pretext - excuse
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich