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::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger