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PSYCHIATRIST

doctor who treats mental diseases

The meaning of the word psychiatrist is doctor who treats mental diseases.

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WordMeaning
dilemmasituation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
sarcasmcutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
consignsend to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
finishsurface texture; completeness of execution
consanguineoushaving a common ancestor
sanctuaryplace of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
frigidintensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
adjunctsomething attached to but holding an inferior position
attesttestify; bear witness
aspireseek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership