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ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
chaotic - in utter disorder
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct