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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder