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somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
finale - conclusion; concluding part
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
subsequent - following in time or order; later
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)