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diadem - crown
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
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
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion