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crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply