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brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.