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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
abate - subside or moderate
convex - curving outward
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity