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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)
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
augment - increase; add to