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dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience