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::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)