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doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick