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elegies

noun
plural of elegy

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a composition expressing one's grief over a loss
  • "O Captain! My Captain!" is Walt Whitman's elegy on the death of President Lincoln

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“Elegies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elegies. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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