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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
effeminate - having womanly traits