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dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif