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captious - faultfinding; too critical
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
stipend - pay for services
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
indigence - poverty
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film