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epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
maudlin - effusively sentimental
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
cogent - convincing
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German