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saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
natation - swimming