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retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
enjoin - command; order; forbid
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
gnarled - twisted
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.