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woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal