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nefarious - very wicked
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded