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sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
brochure - pamphlet
surmise - guess; N.
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
squander - waste; spend foolishly
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.