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beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
acknowledge - recognize; admit
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
wrath - anger; fury
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil