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discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
wrath - anger; fury
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils