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::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: deserts - what someone deserves
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent