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ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
appall - dismay; shock deeply
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame