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apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
simulate - feign; imitate
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position