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::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander