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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)