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::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
::: sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
::: hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority