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alleviate - relieve (pain)
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
hazardous - dangerous
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction