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exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
surmise - guess; N.
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger