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cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
braggadocio - boasting
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.