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assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
allege - state without proof
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
scanty - meager; insufficient
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument