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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert