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dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
calamity - disaster; misery
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
nugatory - worthless; futile
dally - trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
depict - portray
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned