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Word: dour

Definition: sullen; gloomy; stubborn


More Vocab Words

::: monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement