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whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
impudence - impertinence; insolence
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
tribunal - court of justice
irascible - irritable; easily angered
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)