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lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
repartee - quick clever reply
girth - distance around something; circumference
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person