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obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
interpolate - insert between
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal