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oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
extol - praise very highly; glorify
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself