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::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference