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ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
hermitage - home of a hermit
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity