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piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow