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mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
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)
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled