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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
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
simulate - feign; imitate
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate