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::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: impecunious - without money
::: epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
::: ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: imprecation - curse; swearword
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction