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dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.