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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
gist - essence; main point; substance
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
underlying - lying below; fundamental
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer