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gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
plumage - feathers of a bird;
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling