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::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate