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::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen