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contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt