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mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
crave - desire; want intensely
crone - hag; ugly old woman
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
deterrent - something that discourages or deters