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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful