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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)
acetic - vinegary
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
flotsam - drifting wreckage
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed