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larder - pantry; place where food is kept
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
misogamy - hatred of marriage
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb