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coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation