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elegy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of elegy

  1. a composition expressing one's grief over a loss <“O Captain! My Captain!” is Walt Whitman's elegy on the death of President Lincoln> Synonyms dirge, lament, requiem, threnodyRelated Words taps; elegiac (also elegiacal), monodyNear Antonyms encomium, eulogy, paean, panegyric




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