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obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
traverse - go through or across
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
hackneyed - commonplace; trite