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improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
swill - drink greedily
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)
defalcate - embezzle
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
potentate - monarch; sovereign
scorch - sear; N.
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify