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whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
squander - waste; spend foolishly
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
dishearten - discourage
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include