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::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.