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despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.