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::: whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
::: 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
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: bearing - deportment; connection