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BrainEWord A1030 Morose  John Babina
 Oct 29, 2000 19:29 PST 
Today's word is morose. (ma-ROS)    o like in oat

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Morose means having a sullen disposition . . expressing gloominess.

Latin: Morosus, from mos, custom.
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Sources: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Ed.
An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, Vol. I (E. Weekley)
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Valid form/definition for North American Scrabble[TM] Players.

MOROSE, MOROSELY   adjective   sullen       MOROSELY adverb

add mo to rose = morose

MO, MOS   noun    moment
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