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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
hermitage - home of a hermit
obsequy - funeral ceremony
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book