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knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
hoodwink - deceive; delude
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim