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obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break