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::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: infinitesimal - very small
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages