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phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
baffle - frustrate; perplex
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song