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::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement