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outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
overthrow - topple; N.
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
altercation - noisy quarrel