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brackish - somewhat saline
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
sentinel - sentry; lookout
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
tawny - brownish yellow