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institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
girth - distance around something; circumference
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
inception - start; beginning
adamant - hard; inflexible
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
pretext - excuse
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity