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piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
abridge - condense or shorten
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual