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faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment