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peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
apparition - ghost; phantom
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah