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carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work