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unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
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)
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages