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dissertation - formal essay; treatise
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
congeal - freeze; coagulate
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.