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Word: saturnine

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


More Vocab Words

::: bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats