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Motley
adj) showing great diversity/ variety
n) a multicolored woolen fabric; a jesters costume; a mixture of odd elements
debonair
adj) pleasant, courteous, light-hearted
inimical
adj) unfriendly, hostile
efficacious
adj) effective, producing results
munificent
adj) extremley gernerous, lavish
recondite
adj) exceedingly ordinary knowledge and understanding, profound
provocative
adj) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite
n) something that provokes or stimulates
invective
n) a strong denunciation or comdemnation; abusive language
adj) abusive
gratuitious
adj) freely given; not called for by circumstances; unwarranted
reprobate
n) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person
v) to dissaprove of
sedentary
adj) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place
equanimity
n) calmness, composure, refusal to panic
annotation
n) a critical note or explanitory note or comment, especially for a litterary work
bedlam
n) a state or scene of uproar or confusion
imperious
adj) overbearing, arrogant, seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
procrastinate
v) to delay, putt off until later
gist
n) the essential part, main point or essence