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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets