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derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
dappled - spotted
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool