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funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
infantile - childish; infantlike
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing