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transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)