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::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: comprise - include; consist of
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution