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transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength