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malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum