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saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
gruesome - grisly; horrible
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
sprightly - lively