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wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
defection - desertion
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract