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inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion