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convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.