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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.