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tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
hoary - white with age
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech