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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight