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venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations