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mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
satirical - using satire; mocking
progenitor - ancestor
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
advert - refer
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist