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allege - state without proof
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
enjoin - command; order; forbid
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment