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abjure - renounce upon oath
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size