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oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
accelerate - move faster
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest