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::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise