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morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
mishap - unfortunate accident
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.