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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
dissonance - discord
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious