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saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
collation - a light meal; collating
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
gruel - thin liquid porridge
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether