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occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
weary - tired after long work; V.
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch