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vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
tribunal - court of justice
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose