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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)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
reparable - capable of being repaired
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)