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funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
azure - sky blue
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote