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orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
scanty - meager; insufficient
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness