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solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
gnarled - twisted
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
dispirited - lacking in spirit
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon