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ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented