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misogamy - hatred of marriage
allegiance - loyalty
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
cloister - monastery or convent