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historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom