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noose - loop formed in a rope
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
analogous - comparable; similar
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
incorrigible - uncorrectable
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously