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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
predilection - preference; partiality
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
humdrum - dull; monotonous
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
granary - storehouse for grain
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification