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Word: saturnine

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


More Vocab Words

::: disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
::: antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference