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perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced