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oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
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
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
invincible - unconquerable
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism