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compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
alimentary - supplying nourishment
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
indigent - poor; destitute
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell