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dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course