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physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes

The meaning of the word oculist is physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes.

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harrowingagonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
benignkindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
demurobject (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
reparationcompensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
inveteratedeep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
vertebratehaving a backbone or spinal column; N: group of animals having a segmented spinal column
subsumeinclude (as a member of a group); encompass
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
protocoldiplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
precinctdivision of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college