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Word: saturnine

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


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::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: pecuniary - pertaining to money
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together