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periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
bode - foreshadow; portend
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.