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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
jocund - merry
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display