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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
progenitor - ancestor
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
mingle - mix together in close association