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::: pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: prank - mischievous trick
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
::: sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
::: doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal