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genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
bearing - deportment; connection