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piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
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)
libidinous - lustful
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
confound - confuse; puzzle
meager - scanty; inadequate
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land