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::: buffoon - stupid person; clown
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
::: vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest