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stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
deleterious - harmful
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
beneficent - kindly; doing good
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill