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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
expound - explain
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
converse - opposite; ADJ.