The doctor explained to Jenkins that he had a serious ailment for which an operation was absolutely imperative.
The patient turned pale and asked, "Isn’t it very dangerous?"
"Yes," the doctor replied. "Five out of six who undergo this operation die, but as for you, you have nothing to worry about."
"Why not?" eagerly inquired the patient.
"Well, you’re sure to recover because my last five patients died," the doctor reassured him.
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adj. Colloq. Striking.
adj. Excessively loud.
n. Toilet water orig. From cologne. [french, = water of cologne]
—n. Clergyman. —adj. = *ecclesiastical. [greek ekklesia church]
n. Location of objects by reflected sound.
n. (also educationalist) expert in educational methods.
n. - chemical decomposition by electric action.
- destruction of tumours, hair-roots, etc., by this process. electrolytic adj. ELECTRONVOLT
n. A unit of energy, the amount gained by an electron when accelerated through a potential difference of one volt.
—v. (-ting) coat with a thin layer of chromium, silver, etc., by electrolysis. —n. Electroplated articles.
- —v. (-ting) coat with a thin layer of chromium, silver, etc., by electrolysis. —n. Electroplated articles. ELECTROSCOPE
n. Instrument for detecting and measuring electricity, esp. As an indication of the ionization of air by radioactivity. electroscopic adj.
- n. Instrument for detecting and measuring electricity, esp. As an indication of the ionization of air by radioactivity. electroscopic adj.
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