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::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: depict - portray
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
::: archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
::: stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic