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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
pauper - very poor person
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book