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epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
underscore - underline; emphasize
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
browbeat - bully; intimidate
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private