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epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
genre - particular variety of art or literature
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words