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cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
gusty - windy
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
throes - violent anguish
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic