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dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
wary - very cautious; watchful
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.