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maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
gamut - entire range
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion