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saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
mishap - unfortunate accident
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
infirmity - weakness
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste