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carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
imprecation - curse; swearword
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience