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lateral - of or coming from the side
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features