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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
subsequent - following in time or order; later
penitent - repentant; N.
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.