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chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
bode - foreshadow; portend
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength