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sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
paramour - illicit lover
invective - abuse
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
melee - fight
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald