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fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
alleviate - relieve (pain)
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered