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gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
genre - particular variety of art or literature
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached