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::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: militant - combative; bellicose; N.
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments