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sprightly - lively
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
beeline - direct quick route
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop