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obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
vendor - seller
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade