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isotope - varying from of an element
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
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)
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
exiguous - small in amount; minute
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages