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solemnity - seriousness; gravity
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
agitate - stir up; disturb
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories