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lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
beeline - direct quick route