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fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
adamant - hard; inflexible
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
dauntless - bold; fearless
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.