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facsimile - copy
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
ambulatory - able to walk