behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.