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oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
referendum - direct vote by all the people
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
absolve - pardon (an offense)
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy