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::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious