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Word: saturnine

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


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::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
::: vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
::: historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
::: glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
::: redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
::: trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid