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pauper - very poor person
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
abscission - cutting off; separation
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic