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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)
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
arboreal - of or living in trees
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive