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morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
filing - particle removed by a file
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity