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piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest
cleft - N: split
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger