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::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
::: presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted