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woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
diadem - crown
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish