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imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
infantile - childish; infantlike
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste