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Word: saturnine

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


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::: deft - neat; skillful
::: extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
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::: belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: lofty - very high
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance