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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
epoch - period of time
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression