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postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
malodorous - foul-smelling
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant