More Vocab Wordsoculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
bolster - support; reinforce
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.