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outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
vex - annoy; distress
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
scrappy - quarrelsome
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration