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serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner