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elegy or L-E-G
MEANING:noun: A poem composed as a lament for the dead.
ETYMOLOGY:Via French and Latin from Greek elegos (a mournful poem or song).
USAGE:"Frederick Septimus Kelly wrote his best-known work, an elegy for string orchestra, in memory of his friend, poet Rupert Brooke."
Matthew Westwood; Lament for Fame's First Victim; The Australian (Sydney); Aug 18, 2006.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is. -Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (b. 1920)