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surmount - overcome
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
malady - illness
stipend - pay for services
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)