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mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
edify - instruct; correct morally