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::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: leonine - like a lion
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel