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respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
expedite - hasten; make go faster
bastard - illegitimate child
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle