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Dreary
dull and gloomy: gloomy, unexciting, and certain to have a wearying and depressing influence
Explicit
clear and obvious: expressing all details in a clear and obvious way, leaving no doubt as to the intended meaning
Inspiration
stimulation to do creative work: stimulation for the human mind to creative thought or to the making of art
Ominous
threatening: suggesting that something bad is going to happen or be revealed
Sarcastic
mocking: characterized by words that mean the opposite of what they seem to say and are intended to mock or make fun of the person or style they mimic.
Trivial
having little value: lacking in seriousness, importance, or value
Ironic
apparently contradictory: involving a surprising or apparently contradictory fact or ending.
Formal
correct or proper: characterized by what is usually thought of as the correct ceremony, behavior, or dress
Refrain
hold yourself back: to avoid doing something or hold yourself back from doing something
Reprimand
tell somebody off: to rebuke somebody for a wrongdoing
Relent
become less strict: to become more sympathetic or amenable and do something previously ruled out or allow something previously forbidden
Sedate
unhurried: dignified, subdued, and lacking any sense of hurry or urgency
Tangible
able to be touched: able to be touched or perceived through the sense of touch
Text
written material: words that have been written down, typed, or printed
Taper
reduce gradually: to become smaller in size or amount, or less important, especially gradually, or make something do this