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puerile
childish; immature
orthopedics
branch of medicine treating disorders of skeletal system and tissues related to movement
pedagogue
a teacher
pedant
a person who pays excessive attention to learing rules rather than to understanding
entity
something that has a real or independent existence
nonentity
a person or thing of no importance
essence
the basic element; the identifying characteristics
moribound
about to die or end
mortify
to shame
postmortem
an examination to determine the cause of death; an autopsy
euthanasia
the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing
innate
possessed at birth; inborn
naive
childlike; unsophisticated
nascent
emerging; coming into existence
renaissance
a rebirth; a renewal