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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
apprise - inform
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
confound - confuse; puzzle
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
nugatory - worthless; futile
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation