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hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
simulate - feign; imitate
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
infantile - childish; infantlike
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic