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::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: enact - make (a bill) into law
::: unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: disparage - belittle
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass