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stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
avuncular - of or like an uncle
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin