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piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
apposite - appropriate; fitting
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg