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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.