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::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.