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::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: blunder - error; stupid mistake
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.