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dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
incredulity - tendency to disbelief
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
consternation - great shock; dismay
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical