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whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated