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::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: replenish - fill up again
::: insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
::: afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly