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inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic