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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
studious - given to diligent study
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
predilection - preference; partiality