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Word: saturnine

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


More Vocab Words

::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
::: fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: beneficent - kindly; doing good
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: deterrent - something that discourages or deters
::: claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank