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Word: saturnine

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


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::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
::: disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
::: gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
::: debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease