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saturnine
sluggish:gloom:grave
solecism
slang
spoonerism
unintentional exchange of sounds
sybarite
one who is fond of luxury
acidulous
somewhat acid or sour
baleful
deadly:sinister
bellicose
ready to fight
bilious
bad tempered
caotious
critical
churlish
rude
contrite
crushed by a feeling of guilt
convivial
festive
craven
cowardly
debonair
courteous
dyspeptic
grouchy
lachrymose
sad mournful
neaurasthenic
emotional problems that lead to weakness and depression
aberrant
abnormal
anthropomorphism
giving non human things human qualities
archetype
original pattern/model
authoritarian
unquestioning obedience to authority
catharsis
anything done to relieve emotion
demography
study of births, deaths, population, etc in an area
epidemiology
study of causes and controls of epidemics
euthanasia
mercy killing
extrovert
outgoing person
psychic
beyound natural known mental process
pcychopath
person with mental disorder
psychotherapy
mental treatment
aficionado
a fan
barrio
Spanish ghetto
bonanzo
any source of wealth
bravado
pretend courage
desperado
criminal
flotilla
small fleet
grandee
high ranking nobleman
haciendo
large estate
lariat
lasso
machisimo
manly self-assurance
palmetto
small palm tree
renegade
traitor
siesta
midday nap
tarero
bullfighter on foot
anachronism
anything out of place in time
anon
soon
antebellum
before the civil war
antedulivian
old-fashioned
atavism
resemblance to a remote ancestor
augury
can foretell the future
betimes
early
biennial
every 2 years
diurnal
daily
eon
long period of time
ephemeral
short-lived
epoch
noteworthy period of time
generation
period of time between the birth of one group and its offspring
score
twenty people or objects
tercentenary
period of 300 years
thrall
slave or slavery
tryst
meeting place for lovers
bovine
ox or cow
equine
horse: horselike
feline
cat family
hircine
goatlike
leonine
lionlike
lupine
ravenous: wolflike
ophidian
snake like
ovine
sheep:sheeplike
piscine
fishlike
porcine
piglike
saurian
lizardlike
taurine
bullike
ursine
bearlike
vixen
female fox: malicious women
volvine
foxlike
bane
cause of death
deign
to think beneath one's diginity
eke
to make a living with difficulty
knell
to ring in a slow and solemn way
mete
to distirbute
mooot
debatable as to be meaningless
mulct
to punish
plumb
perfectly vertical
quail
draw back in fear
roil
to make liquid or cloudy
ruck
heap or stack
shunt
to swift from one side to another
svelte
slender:graceful