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variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
mauve - pale purple