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somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
odoriferous - giving off an odor
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society