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(3 Down) elegy (NOUN) 1. In classical prosody, a poem written in elegiac verse. 2. Any meditative poem of lamentaion 3. In music, a work of lamentation or mourning. 4. A mournful poem; a lament for the dead. Synonym: lament. In everyday usage, one often reads and/or hears the words eulogy and elegy mistakenly transposed. A eulogy (NOUN) is a spoken or written piece of high praise, esp. when delivered publicly. In American culture, eulogies are often delivered at funerals or memorial services to honor the deceased; rarely, however in the form of an elegy, or poem. The word elegy derives from French: from Latin: from Greek: elegos a song of lament.
Did You Know? (14 Across) Kola nuts are rich in caffeine and are used in the making of carbonated soft drinks, also called cola beverages. The nuts are also used in some regions of the world as stimulants to battle hunger and fatigue. Kola is the common name for a genus of approximately 125 species of evergreen trees belonging to the cacao family. Thus cola and chocolate, derived from cocoa beans grown on the cacao tree, are close relatives.
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Easy Crosswords Level 1: Links 101-200. These simple crosswords are slightly more difficult than puzzles #001-100, yet still quite easy.
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