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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)
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
contaminate - pollute
allay - calm; pacify
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)