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protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful