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maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
finale - conclusion; concluding part
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
extol - praise very highly; glorify