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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
gruel - thin liquid porridge
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father