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tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
depict - portray
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state