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::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
::: constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component