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mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
clime - climate
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty