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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted