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harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
Occident - the West
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
osseous - made of bone; bony