underbelly , n :
The underside of an animal.
The underside of any thing.
(figuratively) The side which is not normally seen, normally a dark, immoral place.
trickle truth , n :
(informal) Facts gradually and reluctantly admitted by one’s significant other under questioning, especially about having been unfaithful.
scabrous , adj :
Covered with scales or scabs; hence, very coarse or rough.
(figuratively) Disgusting, repellent, repulsive, vile.
(figuratively) Of music, writing, etc.: lacking refinement, harsh, rough; unmelodious, unmusical.
(figuratively) Difficult, thorny, troublesome.
(figuratively, chiefly US) Covered with a crust of dirt or grime.
grisly , adj :
Horrifyingly repellent; gruesome, terrifying.
come together , v :
(intransitive) To assemble, to congregate.
(intransitive, figuratively) To harmonize socially; to come to an amicable agreement; to ally or band together. […]
pomerium , n :
(historical, Roman Empire) The tract of land denoting the formal, sacral ambit of a Roman city.
Today is Ferragosto, a public holiday in Italy. The term derives from the Latin feriae Augusti (holidays of the Emperor Augustus), and is said to have been introduced by Augustus after his victory at the Battle of Actium in 31 bce.
rupee , n :
The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, or Sri Lanka, often abbreviated ₨.
A silver coin circulating in India between the 16th and 20th centuries, weighing one tola (formerly 170–180 troy grains; from 1833, 180 troy grains).
Today is the Independence Day of Pakistan, one of the countries that calls its currency the rupee.