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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
alimentary - supplying nourishment
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen