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variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake