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scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
clientele - body of customers
perturb - disturb greatly
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
gullible - easily deceived
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
carefree - free from worries; having no problems