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mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
crinkle - wrinkle
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald