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chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
generate - cause; produce; create
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish