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spoof - parody
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
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)
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element