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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure