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::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.