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Word: pediatrician

Definition: physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics


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::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire