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saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
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
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
apiarist - person who keeps bees
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish