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ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
viper - poisonous snake
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
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
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive