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perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)