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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsaturninesat‧ur‧nine /ˈsætənaɪn $ -ər-/ adjective literary  SERIOUS PERSONlooking sad and serious, especially in a threatening way his lean saturnine face
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saturnineFor those of melancholy or saturnine disposition, the means had to be found for inducing receptivity toward Jovian or solar influx.a dark, saturnine expressionAnd wasn't there something about Fox with his saturnine face and dark, watchful eyes?The tech was a rather saturnine individual who never spoke an unnecessary word.Actually she was every bit as curious about the saturnine mystery man as Candy.
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