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maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
efface - rub out; remove the surface of