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vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
calamity - disaster; misery
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
indolent - lazy
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between