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thren·o·dy

 (thrĕn′ə-dē)
n. pl. thren·o·dies
A poem or song of mourning or lamentation.

[Greek thrēnōidiā : thrēnos, lament + aoidē, ōidē, song; see ode.]

thre·no′di·al (thrə-nō′dē-əl), thre·nod′ic (-nŏd′ĭk) adj.
thren′o·dist n.
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Read, watched movies on his projector glasses, listened to Brahms and Penderecki and other threnodists while lying back in his sound chair, walked a bit on his rebuilt hips, and so forth, but not in any loop.