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catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
viscid - adhesive; gluey
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language