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lesson 3

Terms

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charlatan
one who falsely claims knowledge or ability
apothecary
one who prepares and sells ointments, drugs, and similar items for medicinal purposes
doyen
a senior member of a group, esp. one who is highly respected
obviate
to prevent or make unnecessary; to get rid of
flora
plants considered as a group in a particular area or era
imbibe
to consume by drinking; to absorb or take in mentally
denizen
an inhabitant, resident, or frequenter of a place
nostrum
a medicine or remedy whose effectiveness has not been proven
beneficent
doing or producing good
savant
a person with detailed knowledge in a specialized field
perennial
lasting indefinitely or recurring
putative
commonly accepted or supposed; assumed to exist
ascetic
refraining from self-indulgence; a person who practices self-denial
antediluvian
very old or old fashioned
amalgam
a mixture of diff elements

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