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::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
::: voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies