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elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with