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::: nutritious - providing nourishment
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder