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Eddy:

A circular movement of water causing a small whirlpool; a movement of wind, fog or smoke causing this.

Eg. The boat was caught in a powerful eddy and swirled around.

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Coven:

Meeting or company of witches.

Eg. Victoria and Laurent, the two remaining vampires from James’ coven are seen in New Moon.

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Screwball:

A crazy or eccentric person.

Eg. Shankar is such a screwball that no one invites him to any party.

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Epizoon [zool.]:

An animal living on another animal.

Eg. Lice and ticks are epizoons.

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Quiddity:

The essence of a person or thing; what makes a thing what it is; a quibble; a trivial objection.

Eg. Rembrandt’s genius was his unparalleled ability to render a person’s quiddity in a single portrait.