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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
tawny - brownish yellow