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diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
acknowledge - recognize; admit
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
lethal - deadly
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
hoodwink - deceive; delude
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)