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to give medical aid to

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to restore to proper condition or functioning

to impart a false character to (something) by alteration

to make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances

Synonyms for doctor

(Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

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a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive

give medical treatment to

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The family doctor gave her cod liver oil, then iron, then nitrate of silver, but as the first and the second and the third were alike in doing no good, and as his advice when spring came was to go abroad, a celebrated physician was called in.
The family doctor respectfully ceased in the middle of his observations.
You have been in a railway accident," the doctor told him, "and you were brought here afterwards.
One might have sup- posed that the doctor had been watching from his office window and had seen the editor going along the alleyway.
On this the servants looked terribly uneasy, and made a sign to the doctor that they wished him to step outside for a moment.
But, sitting at work, not far from Doctor Strong, was a very pretty young lady - whom he called Annie, and who was his daughter, I supposed - who got me out of my difficulty by kneeling down to put Doctor Strong's shoes on, and button his gaiters, which she did with great cheerfulness and quickness.
Because, you see, since I am mutineers' doctor, or prison doctor as I prefer to call it," says Doctor Livesey in his pleasantest way, "I make it a point of honour not to lose a man for King George (God bless him
Don't know--never saw her in all my life--cut out the doctor --here goes.
The doctor then separated his electric wires, and every thing was again buried in profound obscurity.
queried Doctor Emory, almost absently, so well did he feign it, as if apparently on the verge of returning to a closer examination, of Kwaque's swelling.
The doctor must have gained a great deal of money by his skill as a coiner.
And one day when an old lady with rheumatism came to see the Doctor, she sat on the hedgehog who was sleeping on the sofa and never came to see him any more, but drove every Saturday all the way to Oxenthorpe, another town ten miles off, to see a different doctor.
She moved with grace and dignity; and she stated her object in consulting Doctor Allday with the ease of a well-bred woman.
In years to come, he reflected gloomily, when the great building estate which was to have been developed more than a year ago was really opened up, there might be an opportunity where he was, a very excellent opportunity, too, for a young doctor of ability.
In the year 1860, the reputation of Doctor Wybrow as a London physician reached its highest point.