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perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott