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morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
tawny - brownish yellow
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
chronic - long established as a disease
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel