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abut - border upon; adjoin
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe