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{adj: quack} medically unqualified
"a quack doctor"



{n: dog grass, couch grass, quackgrass, quack grass, quick grass, witch grass, witchgrass, Agropyron repens} European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed

{n: quack-quack} child's word for a duck

{n: quack} an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice

{n: quack} the harsh sound of a duck

{n: wreck} something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
"the house was a wreck when they bought it"
"thanks to that quack I am a human wreck"

{v: bring around, cure, heal} provide a cure for, make healthy again
"The treatment cured the boy's acne"
"The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

{v: quack} act as a medical quack or a charlatan

{v: quack} utter quacking noises
"The ducks quacked"


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