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deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
concord - harmony; accord
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end