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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
concise - brief and compact
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement