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::: outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes