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::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: bestow - confer
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation