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jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
orator - public speaker
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
maudlin - effusively sentimental
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved