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JEJUNE

ji-joon
Lacking the quality of being interesting

Lacking maturity

Lacking nutritional value
WAYWORN

wā'wôrn
Wearied by traveling
BRACKISH

a as in apple
adj

Having a somewhat salty taste, especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water: "You could cut the brackish winds with a knife/Here in Nantucket" (Robert Lowell).

Distasteful; unpalatable
Parse
Verb


To examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components: "What are we missing by parsing the behavior of chimpanzees into the conventional categories recognized largely from our own behavior?"
Jeremiad

jěr'ə-mī'əd
a long and mournful complaint: "a jeremiad against any form of government"
Nuptial

nŭp'shəl
adj

Of or relating to marriage or the wedding ceremony
Levity
1. feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness [ant: gravity

2. a manner lacking seriousness
Abed
In bed
Diaphanous
so thin as to transmit light
Aggress
To initiate an attack, war, quarrel, or fight