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  1. weasel word an equivocal qualification
  2. weasel-worded evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement
  3. ameliorate make better
  4. warlord a military leader who controls a region or territory
  5. facilitate make easier
  6. Nesselrode a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum
  7. whorlywort a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America
  8. awlwort small aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers; circumboreal
  9. felwort gentian of Europe and China having creamy white flowers with fringed corollas
  10. Abelard French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise
  11. swallowwort tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics
  12. Leslie Howard English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
  13. whitlowwort any of various low-growing tufted plants of the genus Paronychia having tiny greenish flowers and usually whorled leaves; widespread throughout warm regions of both Old and New Worlds; formerly thought to cure whitlows (suppurative infections around a fingernail)
  14. isolated remote and separate physically or socially
  15. weasel small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body
  16. wassailer someone who enjoys riotous drinking
  17. Woolworth United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low-priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852-1919)
  18. fleawort plantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative
  19. Ethelred king of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered; he struggled unsuccessfully against the invading Danes (969-1016)
  20. swallow wort perennial herb with branched woody stock and bright yellow flowers