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Word: oculist

Definition: physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes

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::: omniscient - all-knowing
::: quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
::: hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
::: grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
::: noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
::: stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
::: grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
::: spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments