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encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes