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Word: saturnine

Definition: morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.


More Vocab Words

::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
::: mirth - merriment; laughter
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: aversion - firm dislike
::: transmute - transform; change; convert to something different