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dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble