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ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
labyrinth - maze
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.