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metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
stipend - pay for services
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
throes - violent anguish
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions