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ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed