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bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
annul - make void
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)