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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
invincible - unconquerable
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston