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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
unprepossessing - unattractive
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean