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expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
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)
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
squander - waste; spend foolishly
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
saline - salty