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::: badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: assail - assault
::: abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
::: lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
::: freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
::: dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food