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Word: saturnine

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


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::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: dishearten - discourage
::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb