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BrainEWord C0814 Morose  John Babina
 Aug 14, 2002 04:04 PDT 
Today’s word is morose. (meh-ROS) “O” sounds like the “O” in obey

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Morose means to have a sullen or gloomy attitude.

His morose disposition dampened the celebrations.

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

MOROSE, MOROSELY adjective sullen           MOROSELY adverb

OSE   noun   an esker
ROSE
MOROSE
MOROSELY

ESKER noun a narrow ridge of gravel and sand
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