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elegiac

adjective
variants: also elegiacal

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elegiac

noun

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as in monody

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“Elegiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elegiac. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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