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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)