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innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer