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Sample sentences for the GRE study word saturnine

saturnine can be used as a adj

1.The face was saturnine and swarthy, and the sensual lips seemed to be twisted with disdain. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.THE CAP _With saturnine spleen_ Bah It is because it is. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.It was not, however, so saturnine a pride she laughed continually her laugh was satirical, and so was the habitual expression of her arched and haughty lip. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.The Artful, meantime, who was of a rather saturnine disposition, and seldom gave way to merriment when it interfered with business, rifled Oliver's pockets with steady assiduity. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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