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foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
scorch - sear; N.
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower