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embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
trident - three-pronged spear
bacchanalian - drunken