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cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
incarcerate - imprison
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound