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Word: saturnine

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


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::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
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::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
::: torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
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