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podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
appall - dismay; shock deeply
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo